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Kitch Drutchas Wagner Valitutti & Sherbrook

One Woodward Avenue, Suite 2400, Detroit, Michigan 48226-5485

Established: 1969

Practice Areas

  • Alternative Dispute Resolution
  • Appeals
  • Asbestos Litigation
  • Banking
  • Business Transactions
  • Civil Rights
  • Collections
  • Commercial Litigation
  • Complex Litigation
  • Construction Law
  • Construction Litigation
  • Corporate Law
  • Creditor Rights
  • Dental Malpractice
  • Elder Law
  • Employee Benefits
  • Employment Litigation
  • Energy
  • Environmental Law
  • Equine Law
  • Family Law
  • Insurance Agents
  • Insurance Coverage
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor and Employment
  • Land Use
  • Landlord and Tenant Law
  • Legal Malpractice
  • Long-Term Care
  • Managed Care Liability
  • Mass Tort
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Premises Liability
  • Product Liability
  • Professional Liability
  • Real Estate
  • Skilled Nursing Facilities
  • Technology
  • Title Insurance
  • Toxic Torts
  • Tribal Law
  • Trucking
  • Transportation
  • Wills
  • Workers' Compensation
  • Accounting Malpractice
  • Alternative Risk Financing
  • Antitrust/Unfair Competition
  • Appellate
  • Architectural Malpractice
  • Assisted Living
  • Auto-Michigan No-Fault
  • Auto-Ohio Litigation
  • Bar Exam Appeals
  • Birth Trauma
  • Business/Personal Tax
  • Catastrophic Damage Control
  • Commercial Issues
  • Commercial Real Estate
  • Communication and Media
  • Complex Settlements
  • Computer Contracts
  • Condominiums
  • Construction Contracts
  • Construction Disputes
  • Business Structure
  • Defamation/Business Torts
  • Employment Consultation and Drafting
  • EMTALA Compliance
  • Estate Administration
  • Estate Taxation
  • General Litigation
  • Government
  • Government Administration
  • Government Affairs and Negotiation
  • Government Litigation
  • HIPAA/Confidentiality
  • Healthcare Business/Regulation
  • Healthcare Fraud Enforcement
  • Healthcare Payment Issues
  • Healthcare Regulation
  • Healthcare Transactions
  • Home Health Services
  • Hospital Operations
  • Immigration
  • Insurance
  • Labor Relations
  • Long Term Care Litigation
  • Medical Marijuana
  • Medical Staff
  • Medical Staff Bylaws
  • Medical Staff Hearings and Litigation
  • Medical Staff Peer Review
  • Medical-Legal Issues
  • Mental Health Law
  • Pharmacy Malpractice
  • Planning and Land Use
  • Psychiatric Malpractice
  • RAC Audits
  • Real Estate Litigation
  • Regulatory Law
  • Residential Real Estate
  • Securities Disputes
  • Securities Fraud Litigation
  • Tax Litigation
  • Telecommunications and Cable
  • Title Litigation
  • Tort Reform
  • Trusts and Estates
  • Zoning

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About Us

The Kitch firm is dedicated to offering highly effective representation at a reasonable cost. With over 100 attorneys and six offices in Michigan, Ohio and Illinois, the Kitch firm works to combine superior knowledge with exceptional service to effectively meet its clients' needs.

Since its founding in 1969, the Kitch firm has consistently advanced its geographic coverage and scope of services to provide a competitive advantage to its local, regional, and national clients on an expansive area of legal needs.  Although initially founded on healthcare liability services, which remains a core strength, the firm has grown to provide a wide array of legal services.  A small selection of these include employment and labor, immigration, business formation and management, insurance and indemnity law, construction, commercial services, mass tort, trucking, asbestos, and high exposure birth trauma.  The firm is honored to have been selected by many leading insurers and some of America's largest companies. With its successful history and its client-directed approach to business, the Kitch firm has earned its status as a strong regionally based firm with a national reach.

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Additional Locations

  • Okemos, Michigan
  • 2379 Woodlake Drive, Suite 400
  • Okemos, Michigan 48864
    • Telephone: 517-381-4426
    • Fax: 517-381-4427
  • Marquette, Michigan
  • 1440 West Ridge Street, Suite C
  • Marquette, Michigan 49855-3199
    • Telephone: 906-228-0001
    • Fax: 906-228-0003
  • Mount Clemens, Michigan
  • Town Square Development
  • 10 South Main Street, Suite 200
  • Mount Clemens, Michigan 48043-7903
    • Telephone: 586-463-9770
    • Fax: 586-463-8994
  • Toledo, Ohio
  • 405 Madison Avenue, Suite 1500
  • Toledo, Ohio 43604-1235
    • Telephone: 419-243-4006
    • Fax: 419-243-7333
  • Chicago, Illinois
  • 20 North Clark Street, Suite 600
  • Chicago, Illinois 60602
    • Telephone: 312-332-7901
    • Fax: 312-332-7903

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Client Information

Insurance Clients

Non-Insurance Clients

  • Ascension Health
  • Beaumont Health
  • Burger King Corporation
  • Central Michigan University
  • Ciena Healthcare Management, Inc.
  • Comcar Industries, Inc.
  • County of Macomb
  • Covenant Medical Center, Inc.
  • CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
  • Detroit Board of Education
  • The Detroit Medical Center
  • Edward W. Sparrow Hospital Association
  • Farbman Group
  • HCR Manor Care, Inc.
  • Henry Ford Health System
  • International Hearing Society
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • LifePoint Health
  • Mackinaw Administrators
  • Michigan Municipal League
  • Motor City Electric Co.
  • Nexcare Health Systems LLC
  • Owner Operator Independent Driver Association
  • ProMedica Health System, Inc.
  • PROTEC
  • Trinity Health
  • War Memorial Hospital
  • Wayne State University
  • Wayne Westland Community Schools
  • Wyoming Medical Center

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Personnel Information

Principals


Richard A. Kitch

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1955
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan (Chairman, Panel #19 Attorney Discipline Board, 1983-; Negligence and Healthcare Law Sections)
Education:
  • Wayne State University Law School, LL.B. (with honors), 1954

Born: 1930

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Gregory G. Drutchas

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1973
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1974
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1977
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1985
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan (Former Chairperson, Committee on Insurance Law; Health Law Section)
  • Michigan Society of Healthcare Attorneys
  • Arbitrator, American Arbitration Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
Education:
  • University of Michigan, A.B., 1970
  • Duke Law School, J.D., 1973

Born: 1949

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Ronald E. Wagner

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1975
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan, 1975
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1978
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Western Michigan University, B.A., 1966
  • Western Michigan University, M.A., 1969
  • Detroit College of Law, J.D., 1975

Born: 1944

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Ralph F. Valitutti, Jr.

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1976
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1976
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1977
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 1979
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan (Former Chairperson, Medical/Legal Committee)
  • Michigan Society of Hospital Attorneys
  • Catholic Lawyers Society
  • American Society of Law and Medicine
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
Education:
  • Babson College, B.S.B.A., 1972
  • Detroit College of Law, J.D., 1976

Born: 1950

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Harry J. Sherbrook

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1977
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
Education:
  • University of Michigan, B.G.S. (with distinction), 1974
  • Detroit College of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 1977

Born: 1951

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Mark A. Wisniewski, CEO

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1990
  • Illinois, 1991
Memberships:
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Wayne County Asbestos Steering Committee
Education:
  • University of Michigan, A.B., 1987
  • University of Detroit, J.D., 1990

Born: 1965

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Susan H. Zitterman

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1981
  • Ohio, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1981
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1985
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1986
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan (Chairman, Standing Committee on Appellate Court Administration, 1987-1993; Bench Bar Foundation Conference, 1995 and 1998; Co-Chairman, Michigan Cover Practice Committee, 1997-2004; Council Member, Appellate Section, 1998-2004)
  • Incorporated Society of Irish-American Lawyers
Education:
  • University of Michigan, B.A. (with distinction), 1978
  • Wayne State University, J.D., 1981

Born: 1956

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John S. Wasung

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1984
  • Ohio, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1984
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 1990
Memberships:
  • American (Torts and Insurance Practice Section), Ohio State and Toledo Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Michigan (Environmental Law and Negligence Law Sections)
  • Society of Ohio Hospital Attorneys
  • Association of Defense Trial Counsel
  • Ohio Association of Civil Trial Attorneys
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 1981
  • Wayne State University, J.D., 1984

Born: 1958

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John Paul Hessburg

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1986
  • District of Columbia, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1986
Memberships:
  • Bar Association of the District of Columbia
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Healthcare Association of Michigan
  • Michigan Home Health Association
  • Michigan Center for Assisted Living
  • American Health Lawyers Association
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • St. John's University, B.S., 1983
  • The Catholic University of America, J.D., 1986

Born: 1961

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Karen Bernard Berkery

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1985
  • New York
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1988
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 1990
Memberships:
  • New York State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Michigan Society of Hospital Attorneys
Education:
  • Rutgers University, Douglass College, B.A. (with honors), 1981
  • State University of New York at Buffalo, J.D. (cum laude), 1984

Born: 1959

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Daniel R. Shirey

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1986
  • Florida, 1988
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1986
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • The Florida Bar
Education:
  • Michigan State University, B.A. (with honors), 1982
  • University of Illinois, J.D., 1986

Born: 1960

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John M. Sier

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Iowa, 1986
  • Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 1991
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1996
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Ohio, 2003
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Catholic Lawyers Society (President, 1999-2001; Emeritus Director, 2002-)
  • Building Owners and Managers Association of Metropolitan Detroit (Secretary and Board Member, 2002-)
Education:
  • Loyola University, A.B., 1983
  • Drake University, M.A./J.D., 1986

Born: 1961

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Stephen R. Brzezinski

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1988
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of Michigan, A.B., 1985
  • University of Detroit, J.D., 1988

Born: 1963

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Michael J. Watza

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1986
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1987
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1987
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
Education:
  • Michigan State University, B.A., 1978
  • Detroit College of Law, J.D., 1986

Born: 1956

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Thomas R. Shimmel

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1988
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1988
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
Education:
  • Albion College, B.A., 1984
  • Wayne State University, J.D., 1987

Born: 1962

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Barbara A. Martin

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1990
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County Bar Association
  • Michigan Society of Healthcare Risk Management
Education:
  • Albion College, B.A. (with honors), 1980
  • University of Detroit, J.D., 1990

Born: 1958

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Julia Kelly McNelis

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1990
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Macomb County Bar Association
Education:
  • University of Michigan, B.S.N., 1983
  • Wayne State University, J.D., 1990

Born: 1961

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Richard J. Suhrheinrich

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1992
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 1996
Education:
  • Vanderbilt University, B.A., 1988
  • Indiana University, J.D./M.B.A. (cum laude), 1992

Born: 1966

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Laura L. Witty

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1994
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
Education:
  • University of Michigan, A.B., 1990
  • University of Detroit, J.D., 1993

Born: 1968

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Donald B. Lenderman

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Illinois, 1989
  • Michigan, 1998
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois, 1989
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of Illinois, 1992
Education:
  • Northwestern University, B.A., 1985
  • DePaul University College of Law, J.D., 1989

Born: 1963

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Lisa Panah

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1992
  • Illinois
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Memberships:
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Michigan Society of Healthcare Attorneys
  • Healthcare Financial Management Association
  • American Health Lawyers Association
Education:
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 1988
  • Wayne State University, J.D., 1991
  • DePaul University College of Law, LL.M., 1996

Born: 1966

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Susan Douglas MacGregor

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1988
Memberships:
  • Society for Human Resource Management
  • Defense Research Institute
  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
Education:
  • Ferris State University, B.S., 1981
  • Valparaiso University, J.D., 1988

Born: 1960

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Steve N. Cheolas

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1980
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Macomb County Bar Association
Education:
  • Hillsdale College, B.L.S., 1977
  • Wake Forest University, J.D., 1980

Born: 1955

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Richard J. Joppich

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1988
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. District Court, Western District of Michigan, 1989
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Supreme Court, 1995
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Washtenaw County Bar Association
  • Michigan Society of Hospital Risk Managers
  • Michigan Rural Health Association
Education:
  • Bowling Green State University, B.S., 1982
  • Detroit College of Law, J.D., 1988

Born: 1959

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Dean A. Etsios

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1990
Memberships:
  • Hellenic and Washtenaw County Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Michigan Society of Health Care Risk Management
Education:
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 1986
  • Indiana University School of Law-Bloomington, J.D., 1990

Born: 1964

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Cheryl A. Cardelli

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1983
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Central Michigan University, A.B. (cum laude), 1970
  • Central Michigan University, M.A., 1978
  • Detroit College of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 1983

Born: 1949

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Mary Catherine Storen

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1994
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Women's Economic Club of Detroit
Education:
  • Michigan State University, B.A. (with honors), 1990
  • University of Detroit, J.D., 1993

Born: 1968

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David C. Wiegel

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1997
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Memberships:
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Catholic Lawyers Society
Education:
  • Michigan State University, B.S., 1988
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, J.D. (cum laude), 1997

Born: 1965

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Jenna Wright Greenman

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 2000
Memberships:
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
Education:
  • University of Michigan, B.S. (cum laude), 1997
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D. (cum laude), 2000

Born: 1975

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Christina R. Ginter

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1996
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit, 1998
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan (State Bar Appellate Practice Court Liaison/Rules Comment Committee; Appellate Practice Section Counsel, 2005-)
Education:
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 1993
  • University of Michigan, J.D. (cum laude), 1995

Born: 1971

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Mark M. Sesi

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 2001
Memberships:
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
Education:
  • Michigan State University, B.A., 1998
  • Michigan State University, J.D., 2001
Language:
  • Chaldean

Born: 1976

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Michael T. Walsh

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Illinois, 1991
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit
Memberships:
  • American, Illinois State and Chicago Bar Associations
Education:
  • St. John's University, Collegeville, B.S., 1988
  • The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 1991

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Marcy A. Tayler

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1988
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan (Treasurer, Litigation Section)
Education:
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 1985
  • Wayne State University, J.D., 1988

Born: 1963

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Terence P. Durkin

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 2001
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2003
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel (Chair, Professional Liability and Health Care Section)
Education:
  • Millikin University, B.A., 1995
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., 2001

Born: 1972

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Christina A. Doyle

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 2005
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
Education:
  • Michigan State University, B.A., 2002
  • University of Michigan, J.D., 2005

Born: 1980

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Genevieve E. Delonis

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 2004
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2007
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan (Negligence and Litigation Section)
  • Women Lawyers Association of Michigan
Education:
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 2001
  • Pennsylvania State University-Dickinson School of Law, J.D., 2004

Born: 1979

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Patrick M. Fishman

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1988
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Oakland County and Detroit Metropolitan Bar Associations
Education:
  • University of Michigan, B.B.A., 1985
  • University of Detroit School of Law, J.D., 1988

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Andrew M. Harris

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2005
Memberships:
  • American and Oakland County Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Michigan (Sections: Taxation; Real Property and Business)
Education:
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 2000
  • Wayne State University, J.D., 2003
  • Wayne State University, LL.M. Taxation, 2010

Born: 1977

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Beth A. Wittmann

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 2001
  • Ohio, 2008
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2003
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan (Chair, Appellate Practice Section)
Education:
  • Kalamazoo College, B.A., 1998
  • Wayne State University, J.D., 2001

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Rick J. Wittmer

Chicago, IL
Admitted
  • Illinois, 2005
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Memberships:
  • Illinois State Bar Association
  • Illinois Healthcare Association (Legal Committee)
Education:
  • Drake University, B.A. English, 1993
  • The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 2005

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Lindsay C. Kelley-Bliven

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 2007
Memberships:
  • Women's Lawyer's Association of Michigan (Wayne and Washtenaw Chapters)
Education:
  • University of Michigan, B.A., 2000
  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 2006

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Timothy P. Brady

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 2005
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Association of Defense Trial Counsel (Board of Directors)
Education:
  • Boston College, B.A., 2001
  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Law, J.D., 2004

Born: 1978

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M. Sean Fosmire

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1980
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern and Western Districts of Michigan
  • U.S. Court of Appeals, Sixth Circuit
  • U.S. Court of Federal Claims, 2011
Memberships:
  • American and Marquette County Bar Associations
  • State Bar of Michigan
  • Michigan Defense Trial Counsel
  • Defense Research Institute
Education:
  • Michigan State University, B.A., 1976
  • American University, Washington College of Law, J.D., 1980

Born: 1954

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Gregory A. Behler, Jr.

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 2011
Education:
  • Michigan State University, B.A., 2007
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D., 2011

Born: 1985

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Amy L. Carriveau

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 2004
Memberships:
  • American Bar Association
  • State Bar of Michigan
Education:
  • Albion College, B.A. (magna cum laude), 2001
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, J.D., 2004

Born: 1979

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Steven P. McCauslin

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 2001
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
Education:
  • Michigan State University, B.A., 1998
  • University of Detroit Mercy, J.D., 2001

Born: 1976

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Joslyn R. Iafrate

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 2010
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
Education:
  • Wayne State University, B.A., 2006
  • University of Detroit Mercy, J.D., 2010

Born: 1983

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Kally L. Goodwin-Ratzloff

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 2012
Memberships:
  • Federal Bar Association (Eastern District, Michigan Chapter, RISE Committee)
  • American Health Lawyers Association
Education:
  • Western Michigan University, B.A., 2006
  • Thomas M. Cooley Law School, J.D. (magna cum laude), 2012

Born: 1984

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A. Gabe Sybesma

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 2003
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan, 2008
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
Education:
  • Central Michigan University, B.S., 2000
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, J.D., 2003

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Meghan Kennedy Riordan

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1990
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Memberships:
  • State Bar of Michigan
Education:
  • Canisius College, B.A., 1987
  • University of Detroit School of Law, J.D., 1990

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Patrick B. Cavanaugh

Toledo, OH
Admitted
  • Ohio, 2000
  • U.S. District Court, Northern and Southern Districts of Ohio
  • U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of Ohio
Education:
  • Wright State University, B.F.A., 1987
  • The University of Toledo College of Law, J.D., 1999

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Michael E. Geraghty

Detroit, MI

Admitted
  • Michigan, 1997
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Education:
  • John Carroll University, B.A., 1992
  • University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, J.D., 1997

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Victor A. McCoy

Mt. Clemens, MI
Admitted
  • Michigan, 1994
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of Michigan
Education:
  • State University of New York at Albany, Regents College, B.S., 1989
  • Wayne State University Law School, J.D., 1994

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Mario R. Cusumano

Chicago, IL
Admitted
  • Illinois, 1993
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of Illinois
Education:
  • DePaul University, B.S., 1987
  • The John Marshall Law School, J.D., 1991

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Associate Principals



Anne M. Brossia

David T. Henderson

Margaret M. Philpot

Brian A. Carrier

Martin E. Goff

Carina M. Kraatz

Abigail McIntyre

Philip McNelis

Jill N. Story

Elise J. Arsenault

Matthew H. Faiver

Michael L. VanOrder

Lindsay Rose

Eva Sosnowska

Kevin Davis

Deborah Strain

Paul P. Cella


Senior Associates



Michael B. Kern

Zeth D. Hearld

Dominic J. DeBeul

Katharine W. Gostek

Brandon R. Koppin

Keyur G. Shah

Laura L. Sherbrook

Quendale G. Simmons

Chloe Streetman

Brad R. Pero

Juliana B. Khalifeh

Rebecca Waisanen

Ryan R. Clark

Rachel Bassett

Amanda S. Kakos


Associates



Nicholas Alsaka

Jesse DePauw

Matthew D. Garrett

Farah R. Israel

Zeinab Ali Saad

Paul C. Shailor

Ahndia Mansoori

Kelly Glish

Kaitlyn Carr

John Mott

Alana Silver

Hassan Ali Zaarour

Melissa Culver


Of Counsel



Stuart Trager

Mike Vecchione


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